Everything you need to know about Anne Douglas, the longtime wife of Kirk Douglas in this article.
Being a celebrity wife is probably an easy way to make a name for yourself in the showbiz sector. Anne Douglas can be put in the same category, as she was the longtime wife of the deceased American actor cum producer, Kirk Douglas.
Despite such massive ties and connections through marriage with Kirk, it would be unfair to limit her introduction as the wife of the 'Champion' actor. Anne Douglas herself is a former actress who featured in several top films to this very date.
Stay right here to know more about her relationship and married life with the late actor and her husband, Kirk Douglas, in this article.
Anne And Kirk Douglas Were Married For Over Six Decades
Anne Douglas and Kirk Douglas were married for 66-years. Photo Source: Deadline
Yes, you read it right, and it is not a joke. In a generation where most of the celebrity couples get married in the morning and divorced at noon, the length of marriage between Anne Buydens Douglas and Kirk Douglas might be shocking. The two were actually together for sixty-six years until Kirk's death in 2020 parted them.
Anne Buydens was actually a reputed producer before she met Kirk. The two first met at the set of the film, 'Act of Love,' and felt a special connection from the very first moment. Gradually, the pair started dating each other, and they exchanged their vows on May 29, 1954. Following their marriage, the celebrity duo welcomed two songs named Peter, a producer, and Eric, an actor.
Anne Douglas is a filmstar, just like her late husband, Kirk Douglas. Photo Source: Telegraph
Anne Douglas and Kirk Douglas went through a tragedy in 2004 when their younger son, Eric, passed away through an overdose of drugs. The two made the news and celebrated their 60th wedding ceremony in a grand way at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills in 2014.
Anne Douglas And Her Husband Released A Book
If you are wondering how Anne and Kirk managed to stay together throughout six decades amidst all the thicks and thins, then the celebrity duo has left something for you. Back in 2017, the Douglas couple released a book titled 'Kirk and Anne: Letters of Love, Laughter and a Lifetime in Hollywood' which disclosed all the intimate letters and the relationship they had.
Anne Douglas was the second wife of actor Kirk Douglas. Photo Source: The Times Of Israel
Anne Douglas might have been together with Kirk for sixty-six years until his demise, but that doesn't mean that their marriage was free from any trouble. Her beau openly accepted having several extra-marital affairs with several Hollywood stars. It was brave of Anne to accept them. She said, 'as a European; I understood it was unrealistic to expect total fidelity in a marriage.'